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Identity Diary: Loss And Longing In Goa

An artist recalls the good ol’ days and laments the changes in her homeland.

Identity Diary: Loss And Longing In Goa Identity Diary: Loss And Longing In Goa

House With A View

It is a huge house. I can’t describe it but it has many rooms that open out to a garden like the ones you’d read about in a book. We had wooden flooring on which we drew monsters, and gardens, and trees, and flowers with chalk. We filled up the entire house with those drawings. I was one of nine children who grew up in that house in Mapusa. The house is still there and my two brothers live there.

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